5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Vestibular Sense
- adrenal gland
- proactive interference
- a The sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance
- b Secretes adrenaline (epinephrine), located above kidney
- c the disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information
- d the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information
- e Also called adrenaline, a hormone that stimulates body systems in response to stress.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impusles.
- The process by which the eye's lens changes shape to focus near or far objects on the retina.
- Emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- Nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of a stimulus, such as shape, angle, or movement.
- The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recongnize meaningful objects and events.
5 True/False questions
broca's area → controls speech- an area of the frontal lobe, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech
Pitch → A tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.
Parallel processing → Information processing guided by higer-level mental processeses, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.
posterior pituitary → This part of the pituitary does not produce hormones, but stores and releases oxytocin and ADH.
Fovea → Retinal receptors that detect black, white and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision, when cones don't respond.